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The Providence Spine Center has been recognized by Healthgrades as a five-star recipient for spinal fusion surgery for 10 years in a row (2007-2016). Healthgrades is the leading online resource helping consumers make informed decisions in order to find the right doctor, the right hospital, and the right care. This achievement is part of new findings and data released on and in the Healthgrades 2016 Report to the Nation.

Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 33 of the most inpatient procedures and conditions.

The Providence Spine Center offers the most comprehensive program in the area for those with back and neck problems, including the latest in minimally invasive, microscopic surgery. Each patient in the Spine Center receives care from a highly specialized multidisciplinary team.

Common procedures performed include:

  • Microdiscectomy, the most minimally invasive procedure for decompression of nerves
  • Osteotomy which corrects or realigns the spine by removing wedges of bone
  • Anterior decompression of the spine which relieves pressure on the spinal cord
  • Fusion of both the lumber and cervical spine

For more information about the program, call at 913-596-4627.